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Philippines Could Lose $1.5 Billion In Remittances From Cash-strapped Gulf States

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Around 80,000 to 100,000 jobs for Oversea Filipino Workers, or OFWs, among them 30,000 household service workers, could be lost due to the precarious...
Third GCC-ASEAN meeting held in Bahrain

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The foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) held their 3rd ministerial meeting on November...
Singapore-GCC trade agreement in effect

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A new trade pact, the Gulf Cooperation Council-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (GSFTA) came into effect on September 1, 2013. The GSFTA is a comprehensive free...
East Timor Oil Fund Surpasses Oman’s, Bahrain’s

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East Timor’s sovereign wealth fund, the Timor-Leste Petroleum Fund, in June 2013 reached a value of $13.6 billion, surpassing funds of oil-rich Gulf states...
ASEAN business visa policy favourable for Qatar

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A multi-state visa for ASEAN visitors is a highly desirable and necessary way to improve the region’s growth prospects. And, this will be a great relief for business travelers who want to explore various opportunities in the region.
Thailand, Bahrain set up distribution hub

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Thailand and Bahrain on April 19 agreed to establish a distribution center in the Gulf nation to boost Thai trade with Middle East markets...
Looking East: Healthcare investments to consider

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The global boom in medical tourism opens many avenues for Middle East investors in healthcare, pharmaceutical supply and related services. In Southeast Asia, the Philippines is the next candidate.
ASEAN’s economic unity:  A role model for the GCC?

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To pay attention to the formation of the ASEAN Economic Community, or AEC, is especially interesting for GCC countries, where ideas of an economic union have been mulled for a number of years as well.
East Timor’s oil wealth growing

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The state oil fund of East Timor showed a balance of $11.77 billion at the end of 2012, surpassing Oman's and Bahrain's with $9.1...
GCC and ASEAN: Nurturing two regions’ success

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With investors losing their confidence in traditional markets and even the traditional financial system, new regions have emerged successfully and are now new hot spots on the global business radar.
Philippines and GCC explore investment

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A road show organised by the Arab-Philippine Business Summit (APBS), held on February 4 in Cebu City and on February 5 in Manila, has...
Interview with Qatar University

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Qatar University is the largest and most prominent institution for higher education in Qatar. Inside Investor sat down with the institution's president.
Manama Bahrain

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The governments of Thailand and Bahrain set up a joint steering committee on November 28 to boost food and energy security as well as...
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Velosi is an international quality assurance company with a number of key business activities in Qatar. Pandra Sudhir, Velosi’s regional manager, revealed the company’s strategy and future plans in an interview with Inside Investor.
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The Emir of Kuwait at the Asia Cooperation Dialogue Summit in Kuwait City on October 17 proposed setting up a $2 billion fund to...
Yingluck Bahrain

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The Gulf nation of Bahrain has agreed to a proposal by Thai officials to open the Thai Trade Center, a commercial distribution center for...

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Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud had an audience with the Prime Minister of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad Jassim Jabr Al Thani, during...
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Filipino casual clothing retailer Penshoppe will open its first store in the UAE in Dubai on October 15 as part of a larger scheme...